First Friday Free Poetry ft. Jennifer Battisti & Bruce Isaacson, 03/01/19!

Join us at Nevada Humanities for the First Friday Reading featuring Jennifer Battisti and Bruce Isaacson. Hosted by Ashley M. Vargas and Heather Lang-Cassera. Admission is FREE!

Jennifer Battisti, a Las Vegas native, studied creative writing at the College of Southern Nevada. Her work has appeared in the anthology, Legs of Tumbleweed, Wings of Lace, and is forthcoming in Where We Live, an anthology of writing and art in response to the October 1st tragedy, as well as The Desert Companion, Minerva Rising, The Citron Review, FLARE, Helen: A Literary magazine,The Red Rock Review, 300 Days of Summer and elsewhere. In 2016 Nevada Public Radio interviewed her about her poetry. She holds a leadership position on the Las Vegas Poets Organization and is the administer and a participating Teaching Artist for the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project in Nevada. Her first chapbook, Echo Bay, was published in 2018.

Bruce Isaacson was the first Poet Laureate of Clark County, Nevada. He is publisher of Zeitgeist Press, with over 100 books to date, and has lived in Michoacán, Mexico, New York City, Los Angeles, Berkeley-San Francisco, and Leningrad, Russia.

Event begins at 7 PM at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery:
1017 S. First Street #190, Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-800-4670 …